Query Suggestion Based on Theme and Context

Lingling Meng, Runqing Huang, Junzhong Gu
2014 International Journal of u- and e- Service, Science and Technology  
Query suggestion has become one of the most fundamental features of search engines. It attempts to suggest a series of similar queries for improving the search effectiveness. The paper proposed a new query suggestion method which is based on themes and context. Different from previous work, it measure similar queries from the level of semantic level and a new similar queries metric is presented. Furthermore, how to choose similar queries for suggestion is discussed and a new method is proposed.
more » ... method is proposed. In the new query suggestion method, not only theme, but also query context has been taken into considerate. Experiments show that the new query suggestion method significantly outperformed than related works.
doi:10.14257/ijunesst.2014.7.4.24 fatcat:z7rpdtfv2ne33nrayztbfwfnrq